Tyrone O'Sullivan is the chairman of Tower Colliery and for over 20 years was the branch secretary for the National Union of Mineworkers. He fought the pit closure and headed the Tower employees' buyout team (TEBO). He is a member of the Welsh Development Agency and has been awarded an OBE.
John Eve is a qualified accountant and a lecturer in Business. His previous publications include Finance and Accounting.
Ann Edworthy is a chartered psychologist who lectures at Swansea Institute of Higher Education. She has previously published articles on stress management.